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Judge Cline dies after nearly 20 years on the bench

Superior Court Judge James L. Cline Jr. died Aug. 21 after serving as a judge in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit for 19 years.

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LaRosa pleads, sentenced for marijuana grow house

An assistant district attorney took the time to compliment investigators with the Jones County Sheriff's Department before proceeding with a plea agreement in the case of a marijuana grow house.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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EPD orders city to clean up dump; could cost $275K

The City of Gray has been ordered to clean up a dump site by the Georgia Environmental Protection Division.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA, Twiggs County, GA

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City fire chief proposes offering EMS

Gray's fire chief came before city council at their Aug. 18 meeting to propose a change to how emergency medical services are handled in the city's service area.

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County, BOE vote to not raise taxes for 2015 budgets

County commissioners started the process for adopting a budget and setting the county's tax rate at last week's meeting, although their vote was not unanimous.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

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Quinn pleads guilty to theft, RICO charge

A Baldwin County man is on his way to prison after pleading guilty to theft by taking and a separate racketeering charge.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Remembering the man | Family seeks Redding stories

The planned location for the Otis Redding marker is in front of the fountain at the W.E. Knox Civic Center.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

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PlanFirst considers Jones for designation

Jones County is being considered as one of the first counties to be accepted into the Georgia Department of Community Affairs PlanFirst Program.

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Related Topix: Wilkinson County, GA, Gordon, GA

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Johnson pleads guilty; sentenced to 20 years

One of two defendants arrested in January on possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute pled guilty Aug. 7 and was sentenced to 20 years.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Vietnam Moving wall draws hundreds in Dublin

Every time someone from Laurens County left to fight in the war, his name was added to the wall.

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Related Topix: Dublin, GA, Laurens County, GA, Life, Veteran Affairs, Haddock, GA, Baldwin County, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Scott listens, responds to questions during visit to Gray

Congressman Austin Scott was in Gray Aug. 6 to meet with constituents and listen to their concerns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Austin Scott, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Gray, GA

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Beyond the Boutique offers clothing, jewelry

Angela Giberson is surrounded by her two daughters, Anna and Katie, at the new Beyond the Boutique shop located in the old post office building across from the W.E. Knox Center in downtown Gray.

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Suspect in burglaries leads deputies on chase

Investigator Kenny Allen searches Derrick Johnson's vehicle before it is towed. The suspect fled on foot after getting two flat tires.

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Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Macon, GA

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Animal control in city comes to forefront again

Mary Knight speaks to Gray City Council members about dogs in her neighborhood on Jefferson Street that are picked up by animal control but quickly brought back by their owners.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

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Man shoots himself in the head after hitting car; Bicyclist injured in wreck

Bibb County deputies are investigating two separate incidents in which a man shot himself in the head after hitting parked car and a bicyclist was struck by another vehicle while hauling a lawnmower.

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Related Topix: Bibb County, GA, Gray, GA, Macon, GA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

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Man shoots self after hitting parked car

In a press release, the Bibb County Sheriff's office said 26-year-old Jason Frankum of Gray, Ga., hit a parked vehicle next to the parking deck at the Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Robins Rev-up

BiRD privilege crucial for many riders

Buses into Robins Daily, or BiRD, provides alternative transportation between Macon and Robins Air Force Base.

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Related Topix: US Military, Robins Air Force Base, US Air Force, Macon, GA, Bibb County, GA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

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Housing Committee waits to hear about senior apartments

Jones County's Housing Committee had a brief meeting last month to update its members about progress with its goal of bringing affordable housing to Gray and Jones County.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA, Haddock, GA

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County officials to ask commission for cameras on trail; assault reward fund up to $10,000

Officials planned to ask county commissioners to fund an upgrade of the security camera system along the most heavily used part of the Silver Comet Trail in central Paulding following last week's vicious assault on a Dallas woman.

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Related Topix: Paulding County, GA, Dallas, GA, Hiram, GA

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Officials see need to set service delivery

Gray council members made short work of a called meeting last week and started the conversation about who would be providing services to businesses that may locate on the North Gray Bypass.

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Related Topix: Gray, GA

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